Institutional Accreditation Cycle

Institutional Accreditation Planning

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and School Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). CAU most recently received reaffirmation of accreditation in 2016. CAU’s Accreditation Liaison Officer is Dr. Lauren Lopez, Assistant Vice President of Planning, Assessment, and Institutional Research.

INSITUTIONAL ACCREDITATIONS/ REVIEWS ACCREDITING BODY LAST REVIEW NEXT REVIEW

   CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, SACSCOC
Decennial Review

http://www.sacscoc.org/principles.asp
http://www.sacscoc.org/pdf/2018PrinciplesOfAcreditation.pdf
http://www.sacscoc.org/pdf/
  Spring
   2016
  Spring
   2026
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, SACSCOC
5th-Year Interim Report & QEP Impact Report
  Spring
   2016
  Spring
   2022

National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division II - Blueprint Compliance Report

   Fall
2016-17

- - - - - -

University Senate General Board of Higher Education Ministry of the United Methodist Church - On-site Visit following SACSCOC Final Decision

   Spring
    2017
  Spring
   2027

 

Discipline Accreditation Planning

In addition to institutional accreditation, the following academic schools and programs at CAU are accredited by discipline-specific accreditation agencies and associations.

INSITUTIONAL ACCREDITATIONS/ REVIEWS

ACCREDITING BODY

RECOMMENDATIONS/
ACTIONS TAKEN

LAST REVIEW

NEXT REVIEW

SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

 

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) former National Council for Accreditation of Teachers (NCATE)  http://www.ncate.org/

CAEP requires the School of Education to submit Annual Reporting Measures every April. This data must be posted on the university website at the close of the academic year.

http://caepnet.org/accreditation/caep-accreditation/caep-accreditation-resources

None

    Fall
   2020
    Fall
   2026

Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC)

https://www.gapsc.com/

All Standards met. Three Areas For Improvement (AFI) for Component 1.3 Alignment of Key Program Assessments to Standards

     Fall
    2020
    Fall
   2026
Council for Accreditation ofCounseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

https://www.cacrep.org/

Then the program was found to substantially meet the standards with some minor standard-related deficiencies for which the Board requires further information

     Fall
    2020
    Fall
   2022

 

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
ADMINISTRATION

The Association to Advance Collegiate
Schools of Business (AACSB International)

https://accreditation.naspaa.org/reaccreditation/

None

     Fall
    2014
     Fall
    2019

                                                                                                                                                              

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

https://www.cswe.org/
https://www.cswe.org/Accreditation/Accreditation-Process

June 2015 BSW Program reaffirmed
for next 8 yrs. No pending Actions

July 2017 MSW Program Official
letter of Reaffirmation Approval received.

   Spring
    2015
   Spring
    2022

 

SCHOOL OF ARTS
AND SCIENCES
      Network of Schools of Public Policy, 
      Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)

     https://accreditation.naspaa.org/reaccreditation

Interim Report submitted January 2018 - Approved

  

 

    Fall
   2017


 

      Fall
     2023